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Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) Live in-gallery | Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life

  • Friday 26 August, 10.30-12noon

Booking essential


In this session we will hear about the life and career of Barbara Hepworth, exploring some of her most iconic sculptures as well as rarely seen drawings and paintings. This session will be a relaxed and informal guided tour with refreshments for anyone affected by dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters. Led by our team of friendly artists, it’s a chance to socialise, talk about artworks and enjoy art activities together.

Places are free, but limited so please book online. For more information or assistance please contact us on 0131 624 6410 or [email protected]

Barbara Hepworth, Genesis III, 1966 © Bowness. Photo: Jerry Hardman-Jones

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Dementia-Friendly

Gallery facilities

Detailed information on accessibility at the National Galleries of Scotland

Parking for visitors is available at both Modern One and Modern Two. A donation is requested of £3 for up to 4 hours and £6 for 4-8 hours. Our payment meters have contactless capability. There is free accessible parking for blue badge holders.

  • Wheelchair access
  • Changing places toilet
  • Disabled parking
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Bike rack
  • Parking
Getting here

Getting here

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is located 15 minutes’ walk from Princes Street. It includes two buildings, Modern One and Modern Two, set in a beautiful sculpture park.

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73 & 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

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